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Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life

Chapter Leadership Transition

Congratulations on being elected to your chapters executive board! You have taken the first step in the unique opportunity of serving your chapter and your community as a chapter executive officer. Below we have compiled a list of important things that should be accomplished by your chapter's leadership to aid in a smooth transition with within your chapter, your council, and with the Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life.

After being elected:

  • All executive board members should set up on-going meetings with the out-going executives to learn about their new roles and to transition information
  • Create a calendar about events/jobs that will be coming up immediately after the official transition
  • Receive transition documents from the outgoing officer
  • Chapter president (incoming and outgoing) schedule time with CFSL Advisor for a transition meeting

Before taking office officially:

  • Update your officers using the Chapter Officer Update form on Qualtrics
  • Update your officer roles on your CougSync Portal for your chapter
  • Update any roles/permissions with your headquarter staff
  • Update any roles/permissions with any other systems your chapter uses (Social media accounts/pages, finance systems, ChapterBuilder, CampusDirector, etc.)
  • Make sure to update all contracts or accounts with the proper new officer's information (banking, utilities, etc.)

After taking office:

  • Build a relationship with your CFSL Advisor and council officer
  • Schedule beginning of semester meeting with CFSL Advisor